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In mysql CLI I did show databases; I then got a list of all DBs.

How could I list all users? show users; didn't work, and I didn't find a command here in a quick search.

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From mysql prompt list only users

mysql> SELECT user FROM mysql.user; 

list users and hosts

mysql> SELECT user, host FROM mysql.user;
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Likely you're looking for...

mysql --defaults-extra-file=/etc/mysql/debian.cnf -e "SELECT User, Host, Password FROM mysql.user;"

You system may use ~/.my.cnf or you may require passing -u + -p.

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